The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 103 105 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 0.69% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.85% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1490 1298 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.04% 80.97% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 984 1522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 9 £27,500 -47.61%
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 29 (100.00%) ISEB
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 28 (96.55%) Software Testing
2 28 (96.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (79.31%) Manual Testing
4 20 (68.97%) Release Management
5 15 (51.72%) QA
5 15 (51.72%) ISTQB
6 14 (48.28%) Windows
6 14 (48.28%) Stress Testing
6 14 (48.28%) Integration Testing
6 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
6 14 (48.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (48.28%) Regression Testing
6 14 (48.28%) System Testing
6 14 (48.28%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (48.28%) MSTest
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
9 6 (20.69%) JIRA
9 6 (20.69%) V-Model
10 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (48.28%) MSTest
2 14 (48.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Analyst
1 28 (96.55%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) QA Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Software Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Test Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Software Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) QA Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) Software Testing
3 23 (79.31%) Manual Testing
4 20 (68.97%) Release Management
5 14 (48.28%) System Testing
5 14 (48.28%) Stress Testing
5 14 (48.28%) Integration Testing
5 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
5 14 (48.28%) Regression Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
6 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) V-Model
8 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) ISEB
2 15 (51.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) HP Quality Center